Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Like emery harder than flint I have made your forehead. Do not be afraid of them or be dismayed before them, though they are a rebellious house.”

King James Version

As an adamant harder than flint have I made thy forehead: fear them not, neither be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.

Holman Bible

I have made your forehead like a diamond, harder than flint. Don’t be afraid of them or discouraged by the look on their faces, even though they are a rebellious house.”

International Standard Version

I'm making you harder than flint like diamond! So you are not to fear them or be intimidated by how they look at you, since they're a rebellious group."

A Conservative Version

As an adamant, harder than flint, I have made thy forehead. Fear them not, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they are a rebellious house.

American Standard Version

As an adamant harder than flint have I made thy forehead: fear them not, neither be dismayed at their looks, though they are a rebellious house.

Amplified

I have made your forehead like emery (diamond), harder than flint. Do not be afraid of them or be dismayed before them, though they are a rebellious house.”

Bible in Basic English

Like a diamond harder than rock I have made your brow: have no fear of them and do not be overcome by their looks, for they are an uncontrolled people.

Darby Translation

As an adamant harder than flint have I made thy forehead. Fear them not, neither be dismayed at them, for they are a rebellious house.

Julia Smith Translation

As the diamond strong above the rock I gave thy forehead: thou shalt not fear them, and thou shalt not be terrified from their face, for they are a house of contradiction.

King James 2000

Like adamant harder than flint have I made your forehead: fear them not, neither be dismayed at their looks, though they are a rebellious house.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Like a diamond {harder than flint} I have made your forehead; you must not fear them, and you must not be dismayed {on account of them}, for they {are a rebellious house}.

Modern King James verseion

I have made your forehead as an adamant harder than flint. Do not be bowed down by their faces, though they are a rebellious house.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

so that thy forehead shall be harder than an Adamant or flint stone: that thou mayest fear them the less, and be less afraid of them, for they are a froward household."

NET Bible

I have made your forehead harder than flint -- like diamond! Do not fear them or be terrified of the looks they give you, for they are a rebellious house."

New Heart English Bible

As an adamant harder than flint have I made your forehead. Do not be afraid of them, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they are a rebellious house."

The Emphasized Bible

As an adamant harder than flint, have I made thy forehead, - thou shalt not fear them neither shalt thou be dismayed at their faces, For a perverse house, they are!

Webster

As an adamant harder than flint have I made thy forehead: fear them not, neither be dismayed at their looks, though they are a rebellious house.

World English Bible

As an adamant harder than flint have I made your forehead: don't be afraid of them, neither be dismayed at their looks, though they are a rebellious house.

Youngs Literal Translation

As an adamant harder than a rock I have made thy forehead; thou dost not fear them, nor art thou affrighted before them, for a rebellious house are they.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As an adamant
שׁמיר 
Shamiyr 
Usage: 11

צר 
Tsor 
Usage: 5

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

מצח 
metsach 
Usage: 13

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

מרי 
M@riy 
Usage: 23

Context Readings

The Call Of Ezekiel To Speak God's Words

8 Behold, I have made your face as hard as their faces and your forehead as hard as their foreheads. 9 Like emery harder than flint I have made your forehead. Do not be afraid of them or be dismayed before them, though they are a rebellious house.” 10 Moreover, He said to me, “Son of man, take into your heart all My words which I will speak to you and listen closely.


Cross References

Isaiah 50:7

For the Lord God helps Me,
Therefore, I am not disgraced;
Therefore, I have set My face like flint,
And I know that I will not be ashamed.

Ezekiel 2:6

And you, son of man, neither fear them nor fear their words, though thistles and thorns are with you and you sit on scorpions; neither fear their words nor be dismayed at their presence, for they are a rebellious house.

Isaiah 41:10

‘Do not fear, for I am with you;
Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you, surely I will help you,
Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’

Jeremiah 1:8

Do not be afraid of them,
For I am with you to deliver you,” declares the Lord.

Jeremiah 17:18

Let those who persecute me be put to shame, but as for me, let me not be put to shame;
Let them be dismayed, but let me not be dismayed.
Bring on them a day of disaster,
And crush them with twofold destruction!

Micah 3:8

On the other hand I am filled with power—
With the Spirit of the Lord
And with justice and courage
To make known to Jacob his rebellious act,
Even to Israel his sin.

1 Timothy 2:3

This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,

Isaiah 41:14

“Do not fear, you worm Jacob, you men of Israel;
I will help you,” declares the Lord, “and your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.

Jeremiah 1:17

Now, gird up your loins and arise, and speak to them all which I command you. Do not be dismayed before them, or I will dismay you before them.

Zechariah 7:12

They made their hearts like flint so that they could not hear the law and the words which the Lord of hosts had sent by His Spirit through the former prophets; therefore great wrath came from the Lord of hosts.

2 Timothy 2:6

The hard-working farmer ought to be the first to receive his share of the crops.

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